J&J Contractors, Inc. was contracted by the General Services Administration for the design and construction of the new United States Land Port of Entry in Van Buren, ME.
J&J Contractors, Inc. teamed with Robert Siegel Architects of New York, NY for the design of the Land Port of Entry. The Land Port serves as the main thruway between Van Buren, ME and Saint Leonard, NB, Canada.
The New 44,000 SF Land Port of Entry was built for the Department of Homeland Security’s Custom and Border Protection and is constructed on approximately 10 acres of a 21 acre site adjacent to the existing Land Port of Entry.
The scope of work for the construction phase included the demolition of existing structures, site and civil work, utility installation and relocation, landscaping, foundations, steel and concrete structures, mechanical and electrical work, interior finishes, physical and electronic security, traffic design and roadway construction, and concrete and asphalt paving.
The scope also included the removal of an existing railroad spur and plate girder bridge and provides access to an adjacent town park. Construction of the facility conforms to the General Services Administration Design Excellence and Construction Excellence requirements.